It is my vision for the Eddy County Sheriff’s Office to be an ethically driven, Constitutionally sound, peacekeeping agency, pursuing ever-advancing technology and collaborative partnerships for the purpose of improving the safety and security of the residents and visitors of Eddy County and their effects; solving problems within Eddy County, thus improving the quality of life for the people we serve.
Assist in the transition from the previous administration to the newly elected Sheriff
Help asses the department’s current strengths and weaknesses; and help define and implement necessary changes
Fill the role of Sheriff in the absence of or incapacitation of the Sheriff
Participate in the development of policy for the Eddy County Sheriff’s Office
Direct and manage the planning, organizing, staffing, evaluation, and budget preparation/maintenance required in the daily operations of the Sheriff’s Office
Participate in developing and implementing goals and programs for the Sheriff’s Office
Supervise command staff and training, overseeing work, participating in disciplinary decisions and actions, and establishing and evaluating appropriate performance standards in accordance with Sheriff’s Office objectives
Participate in and/or report to a variety of meetings, committees, professional associations, boards, and/or other related groups
Establish priorities; Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of Sheriff’s department programs; Develop and implement plans to improve services and programs
Perform complex and varied financial and strategic planning, budgeting, and forecasting revenues and expenditures, which includes: monitoring financial outcomes; providing timely financial analysis and direction; maintaining and adjusting cost allocation plans
Research and identify problem areas and locate possible solutions to such problems, including personnel, labor, economic, equipment, training and/or other applicable issues associated with the day-to-day operations of the department
Work collaboratively with other law enforcement agencies, as well as federal, state, and county government entities to research and resolve issues
Coordinate communication between subordinate officers and the Sheriff
Assume all other management duties as directed by the Sheriff
City of Carlsbad (County Seat), City of Artesia, Village of Loving, Village of Hope
Must have a New Mexico LEO Certification or be able to obtain certification through challenge or Certification by Waiver Academy in accordance with 10.29.6NMAC.
Must be able to pass a thorough background check.
Must have a minimum of 5 years experience in law enforcement supervision/management/administration.
Must have a working knowledge of emerging trends in law enforcement and technology.
Must have strong communication skills in person and in writing.
Must have strong organizational skills.
Preferred specialized training in law enforcement management such as Police Staff and Command School, the FBI National Academy, or other similar training.